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Conferences

41st Annual Coal Marketing Days Conference

Date
September 20-21, 2018
City
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Venue
Westin Convention Center

Register by August 10, 2018 and Save $200

  • Join us at the Westin Convention Center for the S&P Global Platts 41st Annual Coal Marketing Days Conference. This long-standing event attracts a variety of coal suppliers and buyers, coal transport companies, and industry-wide analysts and investors who exchange in-depth knowledge on the current state of the global and domestic coal-producing markets.

    Today’s energy markets are evolving at such a fast pace, now more than ever it is essential to meet with industry peers and discuss pivotal ways to navigate these challenging times.

    With our long-standing and loyal community of delegates from over 100 different companies, you are bound to meet a few of our past attendees at our upcoming event.

    Hear expert analysis on the following topics:

  • Premature coal-plant retirements —

    Hear expert analysis on the following topics:

  • Thermal exports —

    How are traditional markets like Europe faring, where are the growth markets, and how does U.S. coal compete with other suppliers?

  • Grid resiliency —

    How are system operators keeping pace with coal-plant shut-downs?

  • Coal transport —

    Could NAFTA be the reasonable solution to untangling infrastructure projects?

  • Investments and M&A —

    How are companies cashing out in the wake of bankruptcy?

  • Steel production

    and the impact of Section 232 steel tariffs on raw materials

  • China —

    Overview of met coal and blast furnace coke pricing, steel pricing

  • Global cost structure analysis —

    US coal producers ability to grow and attract growth capital

    Some of the industry’s brightest are presenting from the following companies:

    - AEP
    - ArcelorMittal
    - Blackhawk Mining, LLC
    - BMO Capital Markets
    - Capstone Headwaters
    - CONSOL Energy Inc.
    - Contura Energy
    - Corsa Coal
    - Energy Ventures Analysis
    - Lighthouse Resources Inc.
    - PJM Interconnection
    - KEP LLC
    - Prospect Mining and Development Company
    - Reed Smith LLP
    - S&P Global Platts
    - S&P Global Ratings
    - U.S. Department of Energy/NETL
    - Waterways Council Inc.
    - Xcoal Energy & Resources

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Past Attendees Say It Best

One of two conferences a year in regards to met coal for ArcelorMittal. The insight gained, as well as networking, surpasses what is in industry reports Luke Kosnik, ArcelorMittal, 2017 attendee

Conference Agenda

Speakers

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Pricing

S&P Global Platts 41st Annual Coal Marketing Days will be held on September 20-21, 2018 at the Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

    • Registration Fee
    • Team Discount
    • Conference
    • $1,395 / delegate
    • $1,046.25 each / delegate
    • Government Discount Rate
    • $995 / delegate
    • $995 / delegate

Discounts

Discounts or promotional offers cannot be combined and must be applied at the time of original registration (cannot be applied retroactively)

Team Discount (Best Value) — Your organization may send 1 executive FREE for every 3 delegates registered at the Standard Commercial Rate. All registrations must be made at the same time to qualify. Please call 800-752-8878 (toll-free) or +1 212-904-3070 (outside the US and Canada), or email registration@platts.com to receive this discount. Rate not available online.

Government/Muni/Coop Discount — Verification may be required. Verification may be required. Please call 800-752-8878 (toll-free) or +1 212-904-3070 (outside the US and Canada), or email registration@platts.com to receive this discount. Rate not available online.

Substitutions & Cancellations

Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 4 days in advance of the conference. Cancellations must be received in writing via email to registration@platts.com on or before Thursday, September 13, 2018 in order to be refunded, less a $195 administrative charge. No refunds will be made after this date. In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable. In case of conference cancellation, S&P Global Platts’ liability is limited to refund of the conference registration fee only. S&P Global Platts reserves the right to alter this program without prior notice.

Payment

S&P Global Platts accepts payment by credit card, wire transfer, check, and purchase order for this conference.

To pay by credit card — You may register using any of the available registration methods (website, phone, and email).

If registering on the website: Select your payment method during the Payment/Verification step.

If registering by phone or email: The customer service representative assisting with your registration will provide payment instructions for all methods of payment.

To pay by wire transfer, check, or purchase order — You may register by phone and email for all conferences. Registration on the website using these payment methods is available for select conferences only.

If registering on the website (where available): Select your payment method during the Payment/Verification step. To pay by wire transfer or check, choose “Please invoice me”. Instructions on where and how to send payment will be included on the invoice.

If registering by phone or email: The customer service representative assisting with your registration will provide payment instructions for all methods of payment. Instructions on where and how to send payment will also be included on the invoice.

Please note that full payment must be received before the registrant may enter the conference. Wire transfer payments require at least 5 business days to post to an order. Check payments require at least 10 business days to post to an order.

Venue & accommodation information

S&P Global Platts 41st Annual Coal Marketing Days will be held on September 20-21, 2018 at the Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Your conference registration does not include accommodation.

  • Westin Convention Center

    1000 Penn Avenue

    Pittsburgh, PA 15222

    Main Hotel Number:+1 412-281-3700

    Website: Westin Convention Center

    Contact S&P Global Platts Conferences if you have any physical access or dietary restrictions.

Discounted Accommodation

Your conference registration does not include accommodation. A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees at the Westin Convention Center at a discounted group rate. Please note that these rates apply for thenights of Wednesday, September 19, through Thursday, September 20, 2018 with the option to lengthen your stay up to 3 days prior and 3 days after the event dates (subject to hotel availability). The discounted room rate will be available until Wednesday, August 29, 2018 — or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. All accommodation rates are stated in USD.

Room Rates

Standard Room, Single or Double Occupancy — $169 per night + tax

Reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly at +1 412-281-3700 or toll-free at 1-800-228-3000. Be sure to mention you are attending the S&P Global Platts Coal Marketing Days Conference in order to receive the discounted rate. Alternatively, you may book your room online by clicking this link.

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Partnership through sponsorship

Are you a market leader or looking to become one?

For the past 40 years, the S&P Global Platts Coal Marketing Days has connected senior-level experts, decision-makers, and solution providers from across the North American NGL and petrochemical industries.

Our attendees and speakers gather to learn, make valuable contacts, and seek solutions to their pressing problems. With this goal in mind, our agenda is well-planned with multiple networking opportunities. Sponsorship offers you proven opportunities to:

  • Leverage the S&P Global Platts energy and commodities information reputation

  • Boost and reinforce your corporate image and brand recognition within the market

  • Plan your onsite networking effectively with advance access to the attendee list

  • Demonstrate your organization’s strengths and capabilities to executives empowered to make decisions

  • Build and maintain lasting business relationships with key industry players

  • Maximize your investment by focusing your efforts at a single location, face-to-face with an engaged audience

    For more information on the full range of opportunities available and what S&P Global Platts can do for your business, please contact:

    Lorne Grout
    Business Development Manager
    Tel: +1 857-383-5702
    lorne.grout@spglobal.com

    S&P Global Platts offers a variety of standard and tailor-made sponsorship opportunities to fit your marketing and business-to-business needs and your budget. Examples include:

  • Executive Sponsor

    As a leading sponsor, in addition to significant branding opportunities, your company may also recommend content and speakers, and enjoy the right of first refusal for an appropriate speaking opportunity within the agenda S&P Global Platts has researched and set forth.

  • Luncheon Host

    Marking the middle of each day, a great lunch provides the perfect setting for inspiring conversation and networking. As the exclusive Luncheon Host, your company will enjoy branding at the event along with the opportunity to engage existing and prospective clients in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

  • Cocktail Reception Host

    Closing the day, a networking reception for all participants provides a wonderful opportunity to discuss the day’s presentations and network prior to the evening’s plans. As the exclusive Cocktail Reception sponsor, your company will provide the audience with an enhanced networking experience while positioning itself as an industry leader in engaging existing and prospective clients.

    Our attendees and speakers gather to learn, make valuable contacts, and seek solutions to their pressing problems. With this goal in mind, our agenda is well-planned with multiple networking opportunities. Sponsorship offers you proven opportunities to:

  • Exhibitor

    Showcasing your products and services to a targeted group of senior executives reinforces market leadership and can help grow your business. Your exhibit will be located in the main breakout area where attendees go to network and get refreshments, which provides a focal point to engage your audience directly.

  • Additional sponsorship opportunities include:

    - Strategic Partner
    - Refreshment Break Host
    - Breakfast Sponsor
    - Lanyards and Name Badges

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